The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 55 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.94% 3.52% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.71% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 24
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 566 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.44% 94.97% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 517 418 351
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) C++
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) XHTML
3 11 (42.31%) Apache
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Perl
3 11 (42.31%) J2EE
3 11 (42.31%) DB2
3 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (42.31%) RESTful
3 11 (42.31%) REST
3 11 (42.31%) Big Data
4 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 8 (30.77%) Electronics
5 7 (26.92%) C
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
7 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (19.23%) Perforce
7 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
7 5 (19.23%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) DB2
1 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) PVCS
1 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) XHTML
2 11 (42.31%) J2EE
2 11 (42.31%) RESTful
2 11 (42.31%) REST
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 5 (19.23%) MFC
5 4 (15.38%) OpenGL
5 4 (15.38%) DirectX
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Physics
3 2 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) System Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 4 (15.38%) CAD
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) C
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
5 5 (19.23%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) VC++
7 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Perforce
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago